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Chris Colfer Talks Surprise Glee Exit and "Sweet" Emmy Nom

Ryan Murphy sure knows how to run a TV show, but his communication skills might need a little work.

Glee scored 12 Emmy nominations today, including a second straight shot at Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy for scene-stealer Chris Colfer.

But the reason to celebrate also comes on the heels of news that the Fox show's next season will be Colfer, Lea Michele and Cory Monteith's last.

Colfer assured E! News today that there's "no bitter, just sweet," but guess how he found out that Kurt would be graduating right out of a job?!

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Via Twitter, of course.

"Yeah, I found out that they made that announcement," he told Access Hollywood this morning. "I didn't necessarily know that it was going to be our last season next year. I knew something like that was coming up eventually. I mean, we can't be there forever.

"I don't necessarily want to leave so soon," Colfer, who's also writing and producing a pilot for Disney Channel, added. "But, I mean, it's fine. It's what it is. And all things come to an end."

At least one more season of Glee means he'll have yet another shot at Emmy next year, too!

Then again, maybe the talk of him toplining a Glee spinoff has cushioned the blow, as well.

Fox has no comment, but there are rumors of an NYC-set show starring Michele and Colfer, whose characters supposedly fell in love with the city during their visit on the Glee season finale.

"I'm much more interested in Lea's character—not so much on her relationship with Finn, but more on what her dreams are beyond high school and how she plans on getting them," Murphy told the Hollywood Reporter.

And every Broadway diva's got to have her right-hand man on board, right?

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